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Excess pounds may raise ovarian cancer risk

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Excess pounds may raise ovarian cancer risk

By Amy Norton

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Being overweight in young adulthood or later in life may raise a woman's risk of ovarian cancer, particularly if she's never had children, researchers have found.

In a study of 2,110 women with and without ovarian cancer, researchers found that those who were relatively heavy, either in recent years or at the age of 18, were more likely than thinner women to develop the disease.

But the relationship between weight and ovarian cancer was strongest among women who'd never given birth. For them, cancer risk climbed in tandem with recent body mass index (BMI), a measure of weight in relation to height. Read more...

06-17-2006 - 10:04 AM


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